Informal discussion with ChatGPT

Temps de lecture : 5 minutes It has become very fashionable to announce the end of many sectors of activity following the advent of ChatGPT (3). We did the same with Dall-E for graphic works, and we are not at the end of our surprises.

But what is it, really?

Let’s take, for example, technical communication. Can ChatGPT replace all or part of the work of a professional technical writer? To find out, we spoke to the ChatGPT trainee.

Technical communication: proprietary format or not?

Temps de lecture : 3 minutes There is a huge range of tools available for creating content related to technical communication.

When content is written, it’s for use. Whether it’s tomorrow or 10 years from now. If you take the time to write it, you don’t want it to disappear because the software company decided to do so, or because you no longer have the right license, or because it simply disappeared.

Which opportunities are offered by technical communication?

Temps de lecture : 2 minutes Technical communication is a term that encompasses strategies used to convey complex information about technical services, products, systems or processes to targeted audiences.

Augmented reality brings life to data: Caterpillar Inc.

Temps de lecture : 3 minutes In 2015, I was simply blown away by Caterpillar’s presentation.

It was probably a bit over the top, and the speakers – heavy hitters, like Microsoft – changed their tune. I’m talking in particular about the glasses that seem so easy to wear, when you probably needed a serious computer nearby.

Still, the idea that we could identify procedures, parts and especially bring a product to life, life-size, made me think that we were behind.

Technical writer-computer scientist-graphic designer

Temps de lecture : 5 minutes Let’s not go so far as to say that programming in an object language is close to technical writing.
However, we focus on functionality. We avoid rewriting the same piece of code, because we know very well that once it is operational, we will call it from different places.

Guide: How to become a technical writer

Temps de lecture : 3 minutes If you’re wondering whether or not it will be a good fit for you, here are three basic aspects of being a technical writer.